Official Congressional Directory (Google eBook)

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1868
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Page 56 - Rotunda is 97 feet 6 inches in diameter, and its height from the floor to the top of the canopy is 180 feet 3 inches.
Page 56 - The original building was finally completed in 1827. Its cost, including the grading of the grounds, alterations, and repairs, up to 1827, was $2,433,844.13.
Page 20 - November 10, 1820; removed to Missouri when a child; received an academical education, and taught school for several years; studied and practised law; was a member of the State legislature of Missouri in 1848 and 1856; originated the State railroad and banking laws in 1857; was a presidential elector in 1856 on the Buchanan ticket, but opposed the administration after the President's message on the Lecompton Constitution of Kansas ; was a candidate for Congress in 1858 as a friend of Mr.
Page 56 - Hall is one hundred and thirty feet in length, by ninety-three feet in width, and thirty feet in height. The Supreme Court room was occupied by the Senate until December, 1860, the court having previously occupied the room beneath, now used as a law library.
Page 56 - BH Latrobe, architects. The north wing was finished in 1800 and the south wing in 1811. A wooden passageway connected them.
Page 19 - June 1, 1827; received a public-school education; has been engaged in business pursuits; was a member of the House of Representatives of Michigan in 1850; was a member of the State Senate in 1856; was vice-president for Michigan in the Chicago Republican Convention of 1860; was appointed in 1864 to represent Michigan on the board of managers of the Gettysburgli Soldiers...
Page 71 - Districts of Northern Ohio, Southern Ohio, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Kentucky, Eastern Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and Western Tennessee. Circuit Judges.
Page 26 - December21, 1832; received an academic education; became interested in agricultural pursuits; was supervisor of his town in 1854and 1855; was a member of the State assembly of New York in 1856 and 1857; was a member of the State senate of New York in 1860 and 1861...
Page 56 - The main building is three hundred and fifty-two feet four inches long in front and one hundred and twenty-one feet six inches deep, with a portico one hundred and sixty feet wide, of twenty-four columns on the east, and a projection of eighty-three feet on the west, embracing a recessed portico of ten coupled columns. The extensions are placed at the north and south ends of the main building, with connecting corridors forty-four feet long by fifty-six feet wide, flanked by columns. Each extension...
Page 12 - Ohio; studied law and practised in Ohio until he removed to Iowa in 1857; served on the staff of the Governor of Iowa, and aided in organizing volunteers in the beginning of the war for the suppression of the rebellion ; was elected a Representative in the...

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